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Economics and Business with a Foundation Year (Hons)

Swansea University

48 months
Duration
16400 GBP/year
9000 GBP/year
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About

Do you see yourself working in investment banking, politics or even as a manager within an international organisation? The Economics and Business with a Foundation Year (Hons) degree at Swansea University could help you achieve this.

Overview

If you don’t attain the necessary grades to enrol on to the BSc Economics and Business course, the BSc Economics and Business with a Foundation Year degree is for you.

The Foundation Year is an excellent pathway to gaining the required knowledge and skills in economics and business, before joining Year 1 students of the BSc Economics and Business degree within the School of Social Sciences.

Studying economics and business can lead to an exciting career. Across the four years, you will learn how to confidently apply knowledge, investigative and model-building skills to advise different types of organisations. From private businesses to the government, you can have a tangible impact on economic policy.

Career

As a graduate from Economics and Business with a Foundation Year (Hons) degree at Swansea University, you will find yourself in a great position to secure financially rewarding employment. A number of graduates have progressed to work for the world’s biggest brands such as Barclays, HSBC and PwC.Whether you target the pressured energy of a trading floor or the credibility of becoming an authority on business trends, this degree will make you a strong candidate for any graduate employer. Your future job title could be any of the following:
  • Economist
  • Analyst, Researcher
  • Government Adviser
  • Management Consultant
  • Derivatives Trader
  • Financial Analyst
  • Econometrician

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Principles of Microeconomics 
  • Accounting for Economics
  • Approaches to Economic Analysis
  • Current Issues in Economics 
  • Principles of Macroeconomics  
  • Finance for Economics 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

480 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A foundation year is available for students who do not achieve the grades necessary for their chosen degree programme.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16400 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16400 GBP per year during 48 months.
  • National

    9000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9000 GBP per year during 48 months.

INT: Sep  £ 16,900

Living costs for Swansea

727 - 1379 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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